Ricky Gervais' "Derek," a new comedy-drama debuting Thursday on Britain's Channel 4, is already under fire from critics claiming the comic is mocking disabled people in the series, reports the BBC. Gervais stars as the titular Derek in the show, which focuses on a man working in a retirement community. To play Derek, the star has his hair combed forward and juts his lower jaw out; he also affects a comedic voice.
That headline could actually use a few more descriptions. “Here’s the trailer for Office creator Ricky Gervais’ mentally disabled, please don’t use the R-word, comedy/drama that already aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom to mu... Read Post
Ricky Gervais’ U.K. show Derek will premiere on Netflix Sept. 12, EW has confirmed. The controversial comedy stars Gervais as Read Post